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Posted on: May 11, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Suspect With Stolen Shotgun Arrested In Washington-Jefferson Park


On May 9, police received information about a man with a stolen shotgun. The man, Ilyas Nafis Ansari, age 43, of Eugene, had warrants, and was possibly camping in Washington-Jefferson Park. Police were able to contact Ansari by phone, and arranged to meet him at his tent.


During contact with Ansari at his tent, police found him in possession of the shotgun. He was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Felon In Possession of a Firearm, Theft in the First Degree, and four warrants. After further investigation, he received an additional charge of Coercion for threats made toward a female victim. 

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